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Centre College announces 2020 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Professor Genny Ballard Genny Ballard Awarded Promotion to Full Professor Genny Ballard joined Centre’s faculty in 2004, and is associate professor of Spanish. In 2011, she was named a Centre Scholar, and in the fall of 2019 she spent six months in

COVID-19 Signature Series introduced to the fall 2020 curriculum

Mere days after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, while the country was still in shock and mourning, Centre's faculty were already drawing on their expertise to offer an academic perspective to this very emotional topic, helping to bring clarity to their students through education. Rising to the challenge once again, faculty from across

By |2020-05-18T14:15:37-04:00May 15th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning|

Centre College’s Stuart Hall once again called into service

Centre College's Stuart Hall, a student residence at 517 W. Main, has a long and storied history. Completed in 1876, it has been a private home, fraternity house, funeral home, bookstore and cafe and, briefly, a language hangout. Now it can add quarantine headquarters to its long list of service. Since the first days of

By |2020-05-05T10:54:46-04:00May 5th, 2020|Campus, News, Remote Learning|

D. Christopher Brooks ’92 offers remote teaching expertise

Dr. D. Christopher Brooks ’92 is director of research at EDUCAUSE, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of higher education through the use of information technology. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University and taught comparative politics and political theory at St. Olaf College for a few years before pursuing

By |2020-04-23T12:11:55-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Alumni, History, International Studies, News, Politics, Remote Learning|

Coronvirus cuts short Centre’s Peace Corps volunteers’ service

The mission of Centre College is to prepare students for lives of learning, leadership and service in a global society, with over 85 percent of Centre students volunteering on a regular basis. And after graduation, many of those service-oriented students opt to continue their work in the Peace Corps. As defined on its website, "The

By |2020-04-20T11:44:05-04:00April 20th, 2020|Alumni, French, History, International Studies, News, Remote Learning|

Father Marc Bentley ’11 continues to serve amid social distancing

Marc Bentley ’11 is parochial vicar at St. Michael Catholic Church in Paintsville, Kentucky, as well as the coordinator of spiritual programs at the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (FBAMC) in Louisa, Kentucky. He, like church leaders all over the U.S., has had to find creative new ways to serve the spiritual, physical and emotional

By |2020-04-09T12:57:33-04:00April 9th, 2020|Alumni, English, News, Religion, Remote Learning|

Kevin Chapman ’00 advises everyone to FIGHT (COVID)

Kevin Chapman ’00 is a licensed clinical psychologist, founder and director of The Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (KY-CARDS) in Louisville, and a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He treats anxiety and related disorders in adults and adolescents, and as an expert in the field, he shares some unique

By |2020-04-07T12:33:50-04:00April 7th, 2020|Alumni, News, Psychology, Remote Learning|

Director West Hyler ’99 talks coding, Coronavirus, and ‘Shrek’

West Hyler ’99 is a prolific and award-winning director and writer who, like the rest of the world, has found his busy theater and family life disrupted by the advent of the COVID-19 global pandemic. He and his wife, Shelley Butler, also a successful director, have careers that span the country and the globe. In

By |2020-04-02T13:06:36-04:00March 30th, 2020|Alumni, News, Performing Arts, Remote Learning|

Angie Evans ’91 named a Woman of Distinction 2020

WATCH VIDEO Centre College board of trustees member Angie McDonald Evans ’91 was honored with a Woman of Distinction 2020 award by The Center for Women and Families (CWF) at the 33rd annual Celebration of Service & Survival on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Louisville. Since 1988, CWF has recognized outstanding women in the community

By |2020-03-02T15:54:08-05:00February 28th, 2020|Alumni, Community Service, English, News|

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Centre College with 2019 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

The national Arbor Day Foundation has designated Centre College a 2019 Tree Campus USA®, the ninth year in a row the College has been honored for its commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management. The national program was created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and

By |2020-02-20T12:48:39-05:00February 20th, 2020|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|
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